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Renata Silva Girão ; Juçara Magalhães Simões ; Carolina Ferraz Reis ; Naiara Araújo Galvão ; Sandra Cristina S. Andrade ; Denise Mattedi F. Werneck ; César A. Araújo-Neto Araújo-Neto ; Leda Solano F. Souza ;Jornal de Pediatria 2012, 88 5

Autor: Edna Lucia Souza

Fuente: http://www.redalyc.org/articulo.oa?id=399738192012


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Jornal de Pediatria ISSN: 0021-7557 assessoria@jped.com.br Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria Brasil Souza, Edna Lucia; Silva Girão, Renata; Magalhães Simões, Juçara; Ferraz Reis, Carolina; Araújo Galvão, Naiara; Andrade, Sandra Cristina S.; Werneck, Denise Mattedi F.; Araújo-Neto, César A. Araújo-Neto; Solano F.
Souza, Leda Chlamydia trachomatis: a major agent ofrespiratory infections in infants from low-income families Jornal de Pediatria, vol.
88, núm.
5, septiembre-octubre, 2012, pp.
423-429 Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria Porto Alegre, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=399738192012 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative 0021-7557-12-88-05-423 Jornal de Pediatria Original Article Copyright © by Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria Chlamydia trachomatis: a major agent of respiratory infections in infants from low-income families Edna Lucia Souza,1 Renata Silva Girão,2 Juçara Magalhães Simões,3 Carolina Ferraz Reis,2 Naiara Araújo Galvão,4 Sandra Cristina S.
Andrade,2 Denise Mattedi F.
Werneck,2 César A.
Araújo-Neto,2 Leda Solano F.
Souza1 Abstract Objectives: To determine the prevalence of lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) due to Chlamydia trachomatis in newborn infants and to describe the clinical, laboratory, and radiological characteristics of the disease. Methods: A cross-sectional study carried out over a 12-month period.
All infants up to 6 months of age admitted consecutively at the Centro Pediátrico Professor Hosannah de Oliveira of the Universidade Federal da Bahia in Salvador, Brazil, and diagnosed with LRTI according to clinical and-or radiological criteria were included in the study.
C.
trachomatis infection was diagnosed by the enzyme-linked immunoso...





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